Archaeology and Archaeological Information in the Digital Society

Archaeology and Archaeological Information in the Digital Society shows how the digitization of archaeological information, tools and workflows, and their interplay with both old and new non-digital practices throughout the archaeological information process, affect the outcomes of archaeological work, and in the end, our general understanding of the human past.

 

Reviews

Garstki, Kevin. The Future of Archaeological Knowledge Making (Huvila's Archaeology and Archaeological Information in the Digital Society). Current Anthropology 2019 60:2, 278-279.

"Huvila and colleagues take a much-needed approach to understanding the broad impacts that the digital turn may have on the processes of archaeological knowledge making. By combining perspectives from within the discipline and from the outside, the authors present important insights regarding the transforming information workflows in archaeology."

Kansa, Sarah Whitcher and Eric Kansa. Review of Archaeology and Archaeological Information in the Digital Society ed. by Isto Huvila. Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology and Heritage Studies, vol. 7 no. 3, 2019, p. 403-405.

"Any contribution with the word “digital” runs the risk of going quickly out-of-date because it is too focused on the use of specific tools or apps. That is not the case for this volume, which promises lasting value because it explores how digital approaches (regardless of the actual tool used) impact how we perceive the past and our roles in preservation and communication of archaeological content."

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Archaeology and Archaeological Information in the Digital Society shows how the digitization of archaeological information, tools and workflows, and their interplay with both old and new non-digital practices throughout the archaeological information process, affect the outcomes of archaeological work, and in the end, our general understanding of the human past.

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